Bambina™ Pineapple Guava

Acca sellowiana ‘Tharfiona’ Home » The Collection » Bambina™ A versatile, easy to grow landscape addition, yielding edible flowers and tropical fruit! Fleshy, white flower petals have showy red accents, contrasting nicely with the gray-green foliage. Tasty guava-like fruit ripens in late fall.
Bambina™ Pineapple Guava
Feature Red blooms in early summer, fruits ripen in late fall
USDA Zones Hardy to 15°F to 20°F USDA zones 8B-10
Sunset Zones
Special Features Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Dwarf Habit, Edible, Water-wise
Landscape Use Accent, Container, Cut Flowers/Foliage, Garden Bed
Exposure Full sun
Flowering Season Summer
Dimensions 3-4 ft H x 3-4 W
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Low Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained garden soil w/ rich organic matter
Fertilizer Fertilize yearly in spring
Pruning Prune as needed

Planting Instructions

  • Water before planting
  • Plant in Full sun 
  • Dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • Plant 1–2" above ground soil level, backfill hole with soil
  • Water deeply to settle;  add more soil if needed
  • Mulch 1–2” deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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